Title: Professional

Word Count: 100

Characters: Sherlock Holmes

Rating: T

Summary: Drabble. Holmes must detach himself. Prompt: Horror.

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He recoiled almost as soon as he lifted the ragged, bloody blanket, despite his prior knowledge of what almost certainly lay beneath. Even his keen scientific mind could barely process the horror of the sight. Beside him, Watson muttered "Dear Lord!" as Lestrade gagged and at least one of the constables ran from the room to vomit. Inwardly, however, he rebuked himself for his lack of professionalism. He could allow no emotion to cloud his judgement if the man who had committed this crime was to be caught. For that man allowed no emotion to cloud him as he worked.